Signs of the Times
November 2006 Issue | Vol 121 No 11
Articles in This Issue:
Whether you are Homer of Iliad and Odyssey fame, or Homer of Simpson fame, you will, it seems, ask the same question, "What is the meaning of life?" Bruce Manners leads us on the hero's quest for answers.
When you have a false foundation, you are bound to build a askew
Representing God is a big ask, so it's little wonder the church lets God down so often. But, says Graeme Loftus, it's still the church's most important task.
Odds, are you should. When the deck is stacked, the outcome is inevitable. Derek McCutcheon explores the development of probability theory and the eternal implications.
Internet Insider with Mark Kellner
From Mel Gibson to the Middle East, anti-Semitism is not new. Robert Wolfgramm explores an example from the past and what it means today.
There is one thing we can be sure of...
Medical Hotline with Dr James Wright
Is it possible that the meaning of life could be this simple? David Edgren looks at a new-old way of experiencing life-and God.
Health-and-fitness writer Andrew Cate takes a closer look at six dieting beliefs that shape up more like fairytales.
Spreading the message wide
It took almost 20 years before I was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid gland and treated for hypothyroidism.
Plant foods protect against increases in blood pressure while red meats stimulate blood pressure to rise in young adults, according to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
In his first cinematic documentary excursion, God on My Side, Andrew Denton tackles a big topic
It's frightening how your whole world can come crashing down in one short phone call. For Steve and Marion Penny, one phone conversation set in motion what was to become the most challenging yet refining season of their lives.
A moment of gardening innovation for Scott Wegener led to an afternoon of scientific challenge-and a moment of enlightenment.
Can the dead communicate with the living? What does the Bible say?
Our Times - November 2006